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Forum: OS X - Operating System 11-03-2008, 05:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,807
Posted By MAC-simus
spotlight index is screwed up. open terminal and...

spotlight index is screwed up. open terminal and paste
sudo mdutil -E /

type you password press return. (you will not see any characters while typing password in terminal, its normal, just type...
Forum: Apple Rumors and Reports 07-30-2008, 05:56 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 9,080
Posted By MAC-simus
Dells mac mini competitor

Hi

dell introduced this new pc

http://www.dell.com/content/products/productdetails.aspx/desktop-studio-hybrid?c=us&cs=19&l=en&s=dhs&~tab=designtab

its quite similar to mini, but looks...
Forum: Music, Audio, and Podcasting 07-22-2008, 07:29 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 766
Posted By MAC-simus
Firewave problems

Hi all!

I want to know if other firewave users have the similar problem.

First of all, firewave works just fine - that is by itself, but when I connect the TV via mini DVI adapter I get loud...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 06-14-2008, 04:54 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 500
Posted By MAC-simus
firewire 800 enclosure active cooling

the title says it all. I cannot find such a thing anywhere, may be someone will give me a hint. I want it to be for single SATA drive. active cooling is a must have!!!
any suggestions?
Forum: Apple Notebooks 05-17-2008, 02:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 12,758
Posted By MAC-simus
that is strange, ? means only one thing - missing...

that is strange, ? means only one thing - missing system folder.

tell me, when you insert the install DVD and try to start up with it (holding dawn the C key) do you hear the optical drive...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 05-16-2008, 09:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 12,758
Posted By MAC-simus
put the DVD in and start while holding dawn the C...

put the DVD in and start while holding dawn the C key. this will force the boot up from DVD. from there just follow the instructions to install the os.

P.S. folder with ? means that mac cannot...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 05-16-2008, 06:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 6,085
Posted By MAC-simus
problem solved! it appears GMA X3100...

problem solved!

it appears GMA X3100 (macbook) can output 1360x768, however the image is for some reason scaled down. once you select the native resolution (1360x768) all you have to do is to...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 05-16-2008, 09:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 6,085
Posted By MAC-simus
1360x768 output

Hi, I'm sure there has been a lot of threads related to 1360x768 output but this one is a bit different.

I have samsung LCD 1360x768 and I have connected macbook via DVI-HDMI.
isplay preferences...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 04-02-2008, 10:24 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,272
Posted By MAC-simus
GMA X3100 low score?

Hi
I just got new macbook and tried to compare it to m old one with GMA 950 using xbench.

score is higher on new one on every test except open GL. 26 vs 280. has anyone experience the same with...
Forum: Apple Desktops 06-16-2007, 08:01 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 598
Posted By MAC-simus
In all G4 powermacs CPU sits on the processor...

In all G4 powermacs CPU sits on the processor card, both dual and single configurations. so you cannot just drop in another processor beside the old one. you can however replace the card altogether...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 06-12-2007, 08:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 631
Posted By MAC-simus
macbook screen is way better than 14" iBook,...

macbook screen is way better than 14" iBook, which is essentially the same as 12" iBook (resolution wise). macbook has very crisp, and bright display. I have both iBook and macbook and after spending...
Forum: Apple Desktops 06-12-2007, 07:58 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 607
Posted By MAC-simus
or you can just buy new processor card for your...

or you can just buy new processor card for your old G4:)

http://daystar-store.com/index.asp?PageAction=VIEWCATS&Category=13
http://www.sonnettech.com/product/encore_stg4.html...
Forum: Apple Desktops 06-12-2007, 07:45 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 574
Posted By MAC-simus
I'd go for iMac 24" or if you already have a nice...

I'd go for iMac 24" or if you already have a nice monitor, the mac pro 4x2GHz will give you all you need. get some more RAM as well.
Forum: Apple Desktops 06-12-2007, 05:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 952
Posted By MAC-simus
if you run After Effects (CS3) and FCP 6, 8 core...

if you run After Effects (CS3) and FCP 6, 8 core is the way to go.
check this articles out http://www.barefeats.com/octopro4.html and http://www.barefeats.com/octopro5.html

you can find 4 vs.8...
Forum: Music, Audio, and Podcasting 04-12-2007, 05:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,240
Posted By MAC-simus
its not as much of a problem as it is annoying. I...

its not as much of a problem as it is annoying. I just hate when somethings a mass with my mac. apple has spoiled us:) we have to "give credit" to MS here. When I was a windows user, such things were...
Forum: Music, Audio, and Podcasting 04-12-2007, 05:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,240
Posted By MAC-simus
thanks!

thanks!
Forum: Music, Audio, and Podcasting 04-12-2007, 05:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,240
Posted By MAC-simus
iTunes - messed up text

It started to happen after the last update.

Has anyone else seen this?
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 03-20-2007, 08:50 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 893
Posted By MAC-simus
QT apple TV export: disappointing quality

As you may know, last update of QT Pro brought "export for Apple TV option".

currently I use MediaFork to encode DVDs in H.264. After update I decided to give QT option a try. I encoded DVD first...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 01-04-2007, 05:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 586
Posted By MAC-simus
sure I can delete them, but I was just wondering...

sure I can delete them, but I was just wondering how they got there, I know I didn't do it:). I only use wireless both at home and work. and why does it say cable is plugged in? that's what's bugging...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 01-03-2007, 03:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 586
Posted By MAC-simus
network status - strange

any ideas what they are? or how to get rid of them?

there are no cables plugged in by the way. I've had 6 macs over past 5 years (from 9.2 to 10.4 os) but never seen anything li this
Forum: Apple Notebooks 01-02-2007, 10:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 620
Posted By MAC-simus
try to reset PMU (power management unit) 1....

try to reset PMU (power management unit)

1. shut down (somehow:))
2. disconnect charger
3. remove battery
4. hold dawn power button for 5-7 seconds
5. insert battery
6. plug in the charger...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 12-24-2006, 09:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,097
Posted By MAC-simus
HI apple one is not a cable, its an adapter....

HI

apple one is not a cable, its an adapter. and its short, about 4 inches.
yes its a standard DVI, so should work with any DVI.

TV resolution never goes higher than 1300 px horizontal (no...
Forum: Apple Desktops 12-23-2006, 01:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 10,789
Posted By MAC-simus
no no no! I can see you're all pretty confused...

no no no!
I can see you're all pretty confused here. YOU CANNOT USE PC CARD IN MAC! - not without some substantial modifications.

first - PC cards do not have Mac compatible ROM.
second - PC...
Forum: Apple Desktops 12-07-2006, 08:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 902
Posted By MAC-simus
I donīt think you need 3ghz CPu either. the...

I donīt think you need 3ghz CPu either. the difference between 2.66 and 3 is not that great to be worth extra 800$. get as much RAM as you can for the buck.

tip:
you can see in activity monitor...
Forum: Movies and Video 12-05-2006, 07:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 762
Posted By MAC-simus
try "cinematize 2". It can rip clips from...

try "cinematize 2". It can rip clips from "unprotected" (have to use MacTheRipper to copy DVD to HDD) DVDs in full quality DV, mpeg2 stream and save separate audio and video files

I think it costs...
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